Calendar of Events

ADVENTURES IN THE ESTUARY CAMP
Sign up Now.  Weekly June 12 to July 28.  Each week focuses on a different habitat.  [email protected], 823-4500.

Thurs * March 30 to Sun * April 2
FORD TRI-MOTOR PLANE RIDES
At our St. Augustine Airport

Fridays * March 31 & April 14 & 28 * 7 p.m.
BINGO SOCIALS
North Shores Community Center.  Have fun and joy and help renovate our community center with the proceeds.  Info:  (770) 597-4904.  Now second and fourth Friday.

Sat * April 1 * 2 to 4 p.m.
BARRICADES PROTEST
At Camachee Island entrance and North Magnolia / May Street Barricades.

Tues * April 4 * 5 pm
ELECTRONIC BILLBOARDS VOTE
By They County Commission at the County Auditorium. 

Tues * April 4 * 7:30 p.m.
THEATRER OF THE MIND STORYTELLING
Legendary Women
Tale Tellers at the Limelight Theatre.  A woman who founght in the Civil War disguised as a man, author of Out of Africa, explorer Mary Kingsley, Archaeologist Gertrude Bell.  $10. 11 Old Mission Avenue, 471-0170.

Fri * April  7 * 6 to 9 p.m.
ART WALK OFF THE BEATEN PATH
160 Vilano Road.  First Friday.  Now displaying are artists Lynda Wainright, Frank Morey, Fran Windler and Barbara Valentine.  Supported by AGOSA (Art Gallery of St. Augustine).  540-0402.

Fri & Sat * April 7 & 8
VILANO STAY AND PLAY FESTIVAL
History and Homes seminar, Art Walk, Sea Turtle Soiree on the Pier, Tour of Homes, Dish n Fish culinary competition.

Mon * April 10 * 9 to11 a.m.
COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE
At the Airport Conference Center.  Government watch dog organization.   SJCRoundtable.org.  315-3288.

Sun * April 16 * 6:30 a.m.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE
By The Church at Vilano.  On the beach near the Vilano Beach ramp. 

Mon * April 17 * 6:30 to 8 p.m.
SELF DEFENSE FOR LADIES
Ponte Vedra Woman’s Club evening meeting at Cafe Andiamo’s, 500 Sawgrass Village.  $22.  Reservations:  [email protected]

Wed * April 19 * 3 to 4 p.m.
BIRDS
Afternoon lecture on birds at the GTM Research Reserve.  Learn about their life in our habitat in advance of the Birding Festival which begins April 26.  At the Environmental Education Center auditorium, 505 Guana RD.  823-4500.

Wed * April 19 * 4 p.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET
Hampton Inn. “The Best is Yet to Come.”  540-0402.  VilanoBeachFL.com.

Fri * April 21
FRONTIER FLIGHTS TO PHILADELPHIA BEGIN
Evening flights from St. Augustine’s Northeast Florida Regional Airport.  FlyFrontier.com.  

Fri  & Sat * April 21 & 22
ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE WEEKEND
At Willie Galimore Center, 399 Riberia Street, Free admission

Friday, * 5 to 9 p.m. – Reception, light food and beverage, discussion with audience participation on environmental matters including beach renourishment and its fallacies.

Saturday * 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. –Family friendly entertainment, hands-on Environmental Education activities, vendors, food and beverages.  Contact:  [email protected], (215) 896-8656.

April 26 to 30 * Friday * 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday * 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FLORIDA’S  BIRDING & PHOTO FEST
GTM Education Center will be headquarters.  Info:  885-0043 or 823-4500

Sat * April 29 * 6 to 10:30 p.m.
“UNDER THE SEA” PROM
Ponte Vedra Women’s Club. At Hilton Garden Inn, 45 PGA Tour Blvd, Ponte Vedra.  Reese’s Pieces play top 40 songs from 1950s to now.  Line dances. Silent auction and raffle.  Photo area and props to take crazy prom pictures.  Buffet dinner.  Semi- or formal dress with retro looks encouraged.  $51 pp.  Benefits St. Augustine Youth Services, St. Gerard’s Campus and Florida School for the Deaf and Blind.  Reservations:  Denice at [email protected]

Fri * May 5 * 6 to 9 p.m.
ART WALK OFF THE BEATEN PATH
160 Vilano Road.  Now displaying are artists Lynda Wainright, Fran Windler and Barbara Valentine, Frank Morey, Linda Hammons.  540-0402.  WAXI water taxi available to connect St. Augustine Art Walk with Vilano events.

Mon * May 8 * 9 to11 a.m.
COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE
At the Airport Conference Center.  Government watch dog organization..   SJCRoundtable.org.  315-3288.

Sat * May 27 * 9 to11 a.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET - BLESSING OF THE BOARDS
Procession of skateboards, boogie boards, surfboards, paddleboards along Vilano Road (our Main Street) welcoming in the summer season for recreational fun in the sun!!!!!!!!!  Contact Sallie O'Hara to participate at 904-540-0402.

Sun * June 11 * 4 p.m.
PORPOISE POINT HOMEOWNERS
Annual meeting at the Community Center, 120 Meadow Ave. Contact:  Property Services Group, 819-9566.

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Mondays & Thursdays * 8 a.m.
Every Saturday * 8:30 am & 9:30 am
PILATES CLASSES
At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.  Pilates is a system of strengthening and stretching exercises designed to develop the body’s core, including abdominals, lower back, hips and gluts.  Your teacher is Michele Green, [email protected].  (972) 824-8777.

Calendar for GTM Research Reserve Education Center events
Exploring our environment.  Guided Hikes, Beach Walks, Lectures.  For updated activities, go to www.gtmnerr.org or call 823-4500. 

Saturdays * 9 am
NORTH FLORIDA BIKE CLUB RALLY
They ride regularly on Saturdays, except third Saturday, starting at Vilano Publix parking lot.  They take a warm up loop around Porpoise Point before heading over the Bridge. Cyclists of all abilities welcome with a guaranteed 35 mile B pace ride as well as a 48 mile option.  Contact Mark (973) 219-1092 or Penni (501-5037.

Every Sunday * 10:00 am & 11:00 am
CHURCH AT VILANO
10 am Bible Study, 10:45 am Coffee social, 11:00 Worship & Communion. Every Wednesday * 7 pm Prayer & Bible Study. At North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue & Church House at 121 Meadow Avenue. 904- 808-8304

2nd Sat & Sun of each month * 12:30 pm to 4 pm
VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS at VILANO BOAT RAMP
12:30 to 4 pm * SAFETY VESSEL CHECKS at Vilano Boat Ramp, weather permitting, by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7. No charge. Prevent any citations for required items. Decal awarded. 904-347-5757.  www.safetyseal.net.

PUBLIC LIBRARY CLASSES
Go to www.sjcpls.org/content/main-library for offerings at our Main Library location such as yoga, stretching, seniors vs. crime, AARP tax assistance, after school gaming and science lab, story times for babies, toddlers, preschool, PC and internet. 904-827-6931 Note: new hours Mon. & Tues. 11 am to 7 pm; Wed., Thurs., & Fri. 10 am to 6 pm; Sat. 10am to 5 pm; Closed Sundays.

Every Friday 11:30am
A A Meeting
North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.

 

Annual Snapshot